Chapel Lane to be Closed

Relevant I guess to all the other debates we have seen. Good job this is not in the rush hour ! Walsall Transport @WalsallTransprt Roadworks Info: Chapel Ln (btwn A34 Bham Rd & Suttons Dr), road closed Mon 20 – Wed 22 Jan, 0930-1600, due to telecom repairs EDIT I have been contacted by a couple…

Pheasey Park Farm School is on TV tonight !

You may not be aware but the school is due to feature on Central TV tonight regarding it’s use of SMART Technology in the classroom. As an IT person this looks very good and more details can be found HERE A little snippet from ITV HERE EDIT That was a great piece on the TV,…

Statement from the Owners of Gt Barr Hall

The owners have obviously been following the debate around the Hall very closely.This has been from reading this blog, the Beacon Action Group site and other comments. Last night I received a lengthy and detailed statement that addresses the debate and I have been given the permission to post these extracts. I will post these…

The History of Great Barr Hall – Peter Allen

In the debate about the future for the Hall we have seen some incorrect comments about it and the history. Who better to turn to than Peter Allen for the history aspect. Peter is not for or against the development but is passionate about the restoration of the Hall, I share this passion. The following…

Double Yellow Lines on Tyndale Crescent

It has been mentioned by a couple of people that they have heard that double yellow lines could be placed on Tyndale Crescent. The location is said to be on the area around Collingwood Drive as some people see it as a problem especially on the school run. I have been down there at that…

Statement from Lapworth Architects

As expected with the proposed development on Great Barr Hall we have already seen a healthy debate ensure from it. The latest contribution is from the architects – Lapworth. This is in the form of a reply to many of the points brought up by the Beacon Action Group and they call it a community…